Introduction to Floor Loom Weaving: Weave an Ombré Shawl
Experience level: beginner
Duration: 7 hours, beginning at 10 am
Instructor: Deborah Livingston-Lowe, Upper Canada Weaving
In this interactive 7 hour class, participants will learn the fundamentals of weaving. Each student will learn techniques to produce an Ombré wool shawl on a four harness floor loom. Students will design their own colour palette on a broken twill weave structure to create a one-of-a-kind shawl. The shawl will be finished using a twisted fringe. Students will be provided with wash and care instructions.Included in the class fee:
-Harrisville Highland Wool (100% wool), to make a shawl approximately 16" x 80"
-each student will use a floor loom which has been set up ready to weave
-each loom has a unique Ombré colour scheme and pattern (the warp)
-a choice of wool yarn in a variety of colours for weaving (the weft)
-use of boat shuttles
-hand-outs and instructional links
Note: Students should wear comfortable clothes for ease of movement. If possible, please bring a pair of lightweight sole indoor shoes or slippers.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations or changes must be made be made thirty days prior to your first class. We will issue a store credit, so you can take another class.
Next Business Day Delivery within the Toronto area is currently unavailable
is back-ordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.